Flute Update is a new music album for young flutists with 15 new compositions for flute solo and in various combinations by 9 composers. It includes two works by Wil Offermans: - Working Song One (for two flutes) - Working Song Two (for flute and wood-saw) Includes a Bonus-CD with all works recorded.
From the book introduction text: "...Flute Update is the flute booklet of our serial New Music for Beginner Lessons, developed in collaboration with the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna. In this edition, well-known flutists and composers are presenting 15 bracing and varied new compositions covering all aspects of flute playing for the first tuition years. The stylistic features include new sounds, jazzy rhythms, new playing techniques and percussive elements…".
Slapstick Blues for flute solo (by Wilfried Aigner)
Zeitauflauf for flute solo (by Maria Augustin)
From the Other Stars for flute solo (by Reza Najfar)
The Fire of Mars for flute solo (by Reza Najfar)
Valse Harmonique for flute and piano (by Reza Najfar)
Working Song One for two flutes (by Wil Offermans)
Working Song Two for flute and wood-saw (by Wil Offermans)
Duo für Flöte und Metronom (by Helmuth Hödl)
Etude for flute solo (by Gabriel Ahumada)
Wege zum Punkt for flute and piano (by Wolfgang Puschnig/Paul Urbanek)
Invisible Painting for flute and piano (by Wolfgang Puschnig/Paul Urbanek)
Bnokok Rokok for flute solo (by Alexander Wagendristel)
Snumbsluns Duns for flute solo (by Alexander Wagendristel)
Shbilz Gunzflilz for flute solo (by Alexander Wagendristel)
Funky Flute for flute solo (by Martin Fuss)
title: Flute Update
subtitle: New Music for Young Flutists for flute solo and in various combinations.
composer: Wil Offermans and 9 other composers.
editor: Walter Wretschitsch and Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Wien
publisher: Doblinger, Wien
instruments: 1 or 2 flutes, wood-saw, piano, etc.
duration: Working Song One: 4 minutes; Working Song Two: 4 minutes; total duration all works: 45 minutes
language: all text in English and German
score: 36 pages plus 11 pages piano score
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